Samsung Brazil Caught Using Stock Photos to Promote Galaxy A8 (2018) Selfie Camera


Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) was launched in December as the company’s first handset to sport a dual selfie camera setup. While two sensors at the front are being marketed for enhancing your self-portraits, Samsung Brazil has been spotted using some stock photos from Getty Images to promote the frontal camera setup of the Galaxy A8 (2018). The stock photos that the local division of Samsung had professedly posted on its official Twitter account were found to be captured back in 2015. The company eventually even deleted the tweets carrying the photos in question to silently prove its fault.

Twitter user with @feliperas username noticed that Samsung’s Brazilian division was using two stock photos from Getty Images to promote the selfie functionality of the Galaxy A8 (2018). The division posted the photos through the Samsung Brazil account on Twitter along with the hashtag Galaxy A8. One of the images was uploaded on stock photo site Getty Images in April 2015 – over two years before the formal launch of the Galaxy A8 (2018).

After being called out, Samsung’s Brazilian division said that the spotted photos were captured internally. The division, however, in a later tweet highlighted that while many of the photos it posted were taken using Samsung phones, some of them, like the ones in question, were intended to express how the photos taken using the phone will appear. Instead of explicitly confirming the fallacy, it eventually deleted the tweets carrying the stock photos.

To recall, the Galaxy A8 (2018) debuted with a dual selfie camera setup that includes a 16-megapixel sensor along with an f/1.9, fixed focus lens and an 8-megapixel sensor along with an f/1.9 aperture. The two sensors are powered by preloaded Live Focus feature that is designed to adjust the Bokeh effect even after capturing the self-portraits. On the back, there is a 16-megapixel sensor along with an f/1.7 aperture lens. The rear camera sensor is supported by video digital image stabilisation (VDIS) and has features such as hyperlapse and a Food mode. The smartphone features a 5.6-inch full-HD+ (2220×1080 pixels) Super AMOLED display with an 18.5:9 aspect ratio and is powered by an octa-core SoC, coupled with 4GB of RAM and up to 64GB of onboard storage.

As AndroidAuthority notes, Samsung’s isn’t the only smartphone vendor that is misleading customers by posting stock images. Huawei in 2016 also misled the public by posting photos from a Canon DSLR camera that were pretended to be captured from the Huawei P9. Likewise, Nokia in 2012 used a setup to falsely market the optical image stabilisation of the Lumia 920.





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Bihar Minister Jay Kumar says he is scared of Selfie in Social progam after Manisha Dayal Issue


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Taimur Ali Khan Viral Video Person Scolded By Nanny for Selfie Soha Ali Khan Innaya


खास बातें

  1. तैमूर अली खान का वीडियो हुआ वायरल
  2. सैफ और करीना के हैं बेटे
  3. सोशल मीडिया पर रहते हैं सुर्खियों में

नई दिल्ली: तैमूर अली खान (Taimur Ali Khan) अभी बेशक डेढ़ साल के ही हुए हैं, लेकिन सैफ अली खान (Saif Ali Khan) और करीना कपूर खान (Kareena Kapoor Khan) जैसे बिग सेलेब्रिटी स्टार्स के बेटे होने की वजह से उनकी लोकप्रियता कुछ कम नहीं है. स्टार किड्स में उनका जलवा है, और वे हमेशा डिमांड में भी रहते हैं. तैमूर से जुड़े कई वीडियो वायरल होते हैं, जिसने उनका दिलचस्प अंदाज देखने को मिलता है. तैमूर अली खान का लेटेस्ट वीडियो वायरल हुआ है जिसमें वे अपनी नैनी की गोद में बहुत ही मस्त नजर आ रहे हैं. इस वीडियो में सैफ अली खान की बहन और बॉलीवुड एक्ट्रेस सोहा अली खान भी अपनी बेटी इनाया के साथ हैं.

Video: भोजपुरी गाने पर इस एक्ट्रेस ने ड्राइंग रूम में किया धांसू डांस, बेसुध होकर नाचती रही और फिर…

 

आम्रपाली दुबे संग ‘सावन में देवता लोग…’ गाने पर झूमे निरहुआ, यूं लगाए ‘बोल बम’ के नारे- देखें Video


कैमरामैन तैमूर…तैमूर चिल्ला रहे हैं, और तैमूर के चेहरे पर मुस्कान है, और वह भी इस पॉपुलैरिटी को इंजॉय करते नजर आ रहे हैं. बेशक ये लाइमलाइट उनकी समझ से परे हैं, लेकिन बाल सुलभ मुस्कान उनके चेहरे पर है, और वे नैनी की गोद में फुल इंजॉय कर रहे हैं. लेकिन तभी एक शख्स तैमूर के साथ सेल्फी खींचने की कोशिश करता है तो नैनी उसे झिड़क देती है. इतने में सोहला अली खान इनाया के साथ आ जाती हैं.

Ranveer Singh के सामने फैन ने उतारी पतलून, और फिर यूं खिंचवाई सेल्फी…देखें वीडियो

टिप्पणियां


तैमूर अली खान के तो वीडियो अकसर वायरल होते रहते हैं. वैसे उनके डैडी सैफ अली खान ने भी ‘सेक्रेड गेम्स’ के जरिये अपने फैन्स को एक बार फिर दिखा दिया है कि वे एक्टिंग के उस्ताद हैं. यही नहीं, मम्मी करीना कपूर खान की पिछली फिल्म ‘वीरे दी वेडिंग’ ने भी बॉक्स ऑफिस पर अच्छा प्रदर्शन किया है. सैफ अली खान तो अपनी अगली फिल्म नागा साधु बनकर आएंगे. 

 …और भी हैं बॉलीवुड से जुड़ी ढेरों ख़बरें…





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Priyanka Chopra, Back In Mumbai, Gives Major Gym Inspo In New Selfie


New Delhi: 

Aren’t you at the gym? Well, we already are. Priyanka Chopra, who is back at work in Mumbai, is giving us some major fitness goals through her recent Instagram post taken at a gym. Priyanka touched down in Delhi from Singapore last afternoon and in the evening, she was spotted at Mumbai’s Kalina airport with her mom Madhu Chopra. The 36-year-old actress appears to have started filming her upcoming Hindi film The Sky Is Pink and in between, she took off time to sweat it out at the gym. “In between sets,” she captioned her post, adding the hashtags ‘Selfie First’ and ‘Training Day.’

Take a look at Priyanka’s gym selfie here.

 

 

Priyanka has been shuttling between India and the US off late. Shonali Bose’s The Sky Is Pink is her first Hindi film in two years. In The Sky Is Pink, she co-stars with Farhan Akhtar and Zaira Wasim. The film is reportedly based on motivational speaker Aisha Chaudhary.

Salman Khan’s Bharat was also the other film Priyanka had signed. However, she dropped out of the project. Director Ali Abbas Zafar announced Priyanka’s exit via a tweet.

Besides her films, Priyanka is trending a great deal for her rumoured engagement with American singer Nick Jonas. Priyanka apparently quit Bharat as a wedding is on the cards for them (not announced officially though).

Priyanka Chopra has wrapped the last season of her American TV show Quantico. Isn’t It Romantic? and A Kid Like Jake are her two upcoming Hollywood film. Meanwhile, she had also reportedly been approached for Cowboy Ninja Viking opposite Chris Pratt.





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2 Teens Attempt Selfie With Moving Train, Get Run Over, Die In Ludhiana


The boys, while clicking the selfie, got too close to the train that ran over them. (Representational)

Ludhiana: 

Two teenagers were run over by a train today while they were trying to click selfies, police said in Luchiana.

A group of three friends had gone to the railway bridge near Katana Sahib on Chandigarh-Ludhiana line to click selfies on their phones, they said.

They wanted to take a selfie with a moving train in the background, but got too close to the train two of them were run over, police said.

The two boys who died were identified as Yuvraj, 15 and Gaurav, 15, both students of Class VII, they said.

Yuvraj was from village Rampura in this district while Gaurav was the son of a migrant labourer, also residing in the same village, they said.





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Infinix Smart 2 With 18:9 ‘FullView’ Display, Selfie Flash Launched in India: Price, Specifications


Infinix Smart 2 With 18:9 'FullView' Display, Selfie Flash Launched in India: Price, Specifications

Infinix Smart 2 arrived in India with an HD+ FullView display at starting price of Rs. 5,999.

Infinix Smart 2 with an HD+ ‘FullView’ display and a quad-core processor was launched on Thursday. The handset with a price tag of Rs. … is designed to take on the likes of the Xiaomi Redmi 5A, Moto C Plus, and Samsung Galaxy On5. Transsion Holdings-owned Infinix has offered Android Oreo along with a preloaded Face Unlock feature. The Infinix Smart 2 also has 4G VoLTE support for high-speed data access. It is also claimed to deliver up to 21 hours of 4G talk time, 81 hours of music playback time, or 21 days of standby time on a single charge. The Chinese company has additionally provided an 8-megapixel selfie camera on the Infinix Smart 2 along with a dual LED flash module to attract the youth. Earlier this month, Infinix launched the Hot 6 Pro as its affordable smartphone with a dual rear camera setup. That model arrived at Rs. 7,999 and is so far exclusive to Flipkart.

Infinix Smart 2 price in India

The Infinix Smart 2 price in India has been set at Rs. 5,999 for the 2GB RAM and 16GB storage configuration, while its 3GB RAM and 32GB storage variant comes at Rs. 6,999. Both variants will go on sale through Flipkart starting August 10, in Bordeaux Red, City Blue, Sandstone Black, and Serene Gold colour options.

Infinix Smart 2 specifications

The dual-SIM, dual Volte Infinix Smart 2 runs Android 8.1 Oreo with XOS 3.3.0 on top and features a 5.45-inch HD+ (720×1440 pixels) FullView LCD panel with an 18:9 aspect ratio and 500 nits of brightness. The smartphone also has 83 percent of screen-to-body ratio. Under the hood, there is a quad-core MediaTek MT6739 SoC clocked at 1.5GHz, paired with 2GB and 3GB RAM options. The handset has a 13-megapixel sensor at the back along with a five-piece lens sporting an f/2.0 aperture and phase detection autofocus (PDAF) along with an LED flash. For selfies, there is an 8-megapixel sensor at the front along with an f/2.0 aperture lens and dual LED flash.

Infinix has provided 16GB and 32GB storage options that both are expandable via a dedicated microSD card (up to 128GB) slot. The smartphone has 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm headphone jack on the connectivity front. Sensors on board include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, and proximity sensor. Besides, the smartphone packs a 3050mAh battery.



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Mobiistar C1, C1 Lite, C2, E1 Selfie, X1 Dual Selfie-Centric Smartphones Launched in India: Price, Specifications


Mobiistar on Wednesday announced its entry into India’s offline market with 5 selfie-centric smartphones. The new smartphones — Mobiistar C1, C1 Lite, C2, E1 Selfie, and X1 Dual — have been priced in the budget segment and they come with a brand promise of ‘Enjoy More’. The price of the smartphones in India fall in the Rs. 5,000 to Rs. 11,000 bracket. Notably, all the handsets will be available at offline stores across the country starting August 2. Mobiistar aims to bolster its operations in India by partnering with 600 distributors across the country to make an entry to the offline market. The company also claims to have over 1,000 service centres in the country.

Carl Ngo, co-founder and CEO of Mobiistar, India and Global said in a statement, “Our phones cater to the selfie driven Indian who is also cost conscious thus Mobiistar provides a meaningful user experience with affordability. We want to give our consumers a chance to shine and Enjoy More through our new range and provide them with excellent service quality assuring them end to end convenience. With our new range of selfie centric smartphones, we aim to be the part of top 5 smartphone brands in the affordable segment by the end of the year.”

Most of the new smartphones from Mobiistar have been priced in the budget segment. The C1 Lite will be available at Rs. 4,340, the C1 has been priced at Rs. 5,400, C2 at Rs. 6,300, E1 Selfie at Rs. 8,400, and the X1 Dual will be available at Rs. 10,500.

Mobiistar C1 specifications
The Mobiistar C1 sports a 5.34-inch FWVGA+ (480×960 pixels) IPS display. It comes with a full view display and a 2.75D curved screen. The C1 comes with 2GB RAM and 16GB ROM with an expandable storage of 128GB. Mobiistar has equipped the C1 smartphones with a dual hybrid sim slot. In terms of optics, the Mobiistar C1 sports an 8-megapixel front camera and a 5-megapixel rear camera. The C1 comes with 3000mAh battery.

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Mobiistar C1

Mobiistar C1 Lite specifications
The Mobiistar C1 Lite sports a 5.34-inch FWVGA+ (480×960 pixels) IPS display. It comes with a full view display and a 2.75D curved screen. The C Lite comes with 1GB RAM, 8GB ROM and expandable memory of 128GB. The Mobiistar C Lite comes with a 5-megapixel selfie camera and a 5-megapixel rear camera. The C1 Lite comes with 2700mAh battery.

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Mobiistar C1 Lite

Mobiistar C2 specifications
The Mobiistar C2 sports a 5.34-inch FWVGA+ (480×960 pixels) IPS display. It comes with a full view display and a 2.75D curved screen. The C2 comes with 2GB RAM each and 16GB ROM with an expandable storage of 128GB. Mobiistar has equipped the C2 smartphone with a dual hybrid sim slot. The Mobiistar C2 comes with a dual sim slot and a micro SD card slot. The Mobiistar C2 features an 8-megapixel selfie camera and an 8-megapixel rear camera. It is equipped with autofocus and LED flash. The C2 comes with 3000mAh battery.

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Mobiistar C2

Mobiistar E1 Selfie specifications
The Mobiistar E1 Selfie sports a 5.45-inch HD+ (720×1440 pixels) IPS display. It comes with a full view display with 2.5D curved design and has 3GB RAM and 32GB ROM and an expandable storage of up to 128 GB. The company has equipped E1 Selfie smartphone with a dual hybrid sim slot. The Mobiistar E1 Selfie smartphone sports a 13-megapixel selfie camera and 13-megapixel rear camera with autofocus and LED flash. The brand claims that the E1 Selfie produces “exceptionally clear and bright images that are best in the segment.” Its battery capacity is 3000mAh.

Mobiistar X1 Dual specifications
The Mobiistar X1 Dual sports a 5.7-inch HD+ (720×1440 pixels) IPS display. It comes with a full view display and a 2.75D curved screen. The X1 Dual comes with 3GB RAM and 32GB ROM, expandable storage up to 128GB. Mobiistar has equipped the X1 Dual smartphone with a dual hybrid sim slot. The Mobiistar X1 Dual is equipped with 13-megapixel and 8-megapixel dual selfie camera. The X1 Dual has a specialised 120-degree wide-angle 8-megapixel camera that captures a wider view. The phone also comes equipped with a 13-megapixel rear camera. It comes with 3000mAh battery.

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Apart from these, all the five smartphones are equipped with a 7-level face beauty mode with upgraded photo-processing algorithms. The beauty filter is claimed to be optimised to capture selfies that can “brighten and soften the skin, enlarge eyes and enhance the v-line of the face.”



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How Sweet Is Virat Kohli’s Caption For Selfie With ‘Bestest’ Anushka Sharma


New Delhi: 

Virat Kohli shared yet another selfie with the “bestest” Anushka Sharma and no points for guessing that it’s viral already! Shared late of Friday night, the photo has garnered over a million (yes, a million) ‘likes’ just overnight. Meanwhile, as is the case with all Virat Kohli posts featuring his wife Anushka Sharma, Virat’s Instafam can’t get over how adorable these two are. “Couple goals,” is the phrase that was repeated in the comments section. The selfie appears to have been shared from the couple’s night out as this is how Virat captioned it: “Meal with the bestest.” Anushka has accompanied Virat to London, where the Indian cricket team is playing an ODI series against England.

How sweet is this!

 

Meanwhile, Virat Kohli is filling-up his Instagram feed with more and more selfies with Anushka , sending the Internet into a meltdown of sorts every time. On Thursday, look what we chanced upon on his Insta feed – a backseat selfie of the duo, which now has over 3 million ‘likes’.

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And then, earlier this month, Virat and Anushka were spotted chilling like this! It was after all Virat’s “day out with the beauty!”

 

Well, if you think all the credit for sharing photos of Virushka goes to the Indian captain, that’s not true. Because even if not as frequently as Virat but Anushka does share her favourite clicks on Instagram. This entry is from earlier this week:

 

And this one was shared earlier this month. Have you seen?

 

When in England, Anushka also hung out with Shikhar Dhawan’s family and Sakshi, MS Dhoni’s wife.

 

 

 

Anushka and Virat had a destination wedding in December last year, a close-knit ceremony which was attended just by their respective families and close friends. Anushka completed her shooting schedule for Zero before she took off for London. She now has Sui Dhaaga with Varun Dhawan in the line-up.





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OnePlus 3, OnePlus 3T Get OxygenOS 5.0.4 Update With July Security Patch, Improved Selfie Quality


OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T, on their way to obsolescence, have received the latest OxygenOS 5.0.4 software update. This version brings the much-anticipated July 2018 Android security update to the two smartphones, so does it bring bug fixes for the native camera app and two third-party apps – namely, WhatsApp and Snapchat. To recall, earlier this month, the company announced that the last stable update for the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T would be coming later this month. This is not that update, the company clarified. The company states that the OxygenOS 5.0.4 update comes with the July security patch, but the setting incorrectly reflects security patch as June due to an incorrect string (typo). File size of the update is around 95MB. The OTA update will be available under Settings > System Updates.

As per the changelog reported via a forum post, the OxygenOS 5.0.4 update brings improved image quality to the selfie camera and a fix for manual ISO setting issue of third-party camera apps. Apart from that, it comes with a fix for parallel WhatsApp crash issue and a fix for front camera zoom-in issues on Snapchat.

“This OTA will have a staggered rollout, the OTA will be received by a limited number of users today and will have a broader rollout in a few days after making sure there are no critical bugs, so using VPN to download this build might not work as the rollout is not based on regions and is randomly pushed out to a limited number of devices,” said Manu J, Staff Member, Beta Program and Developer Relations, OnePlus.

As for this not being the last stable update, a OnePlus staff member states, “Hey everyone, this won’t be the last update for OnePlus 3 and 3T users. We fully understand you guys are eagerly waiting for some big changes. Please be patient and relax, everything will be alright. We will share more details very soon.”

For OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T users running an open beta version of OxygenOS, a fresh install will be required, including a complete cache and data wipe.

To recap, the two phones had received the OxygenOS 5.0.3 update back in May this year. The update brought features such as Face Unlock, a refined shelf UI design, new design for app shortcuts, and pop-up actions when an app is long pressed.



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Vivo Nex With Pop-Up Selfie Camera, 8GB of RAM Launched in India: Price, Specifications


Vivo Nex was launched in India on Thursday, at an event in New Delhi. The Vivo Nex is the rebranded version of the Nex S, which is the top-end model in the Chinese company’s Nex-Series of smartphones launched last month. There are several highlights of the smartphone, including its in-display fingerprint sensor, its pop-up selfie camera, as well as its top-end specifications that include the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC and 8GB of RAM. Vivo is also touting a new cooling system on the smartphone that will help keep it cool even during long gaming sessions. At the launch event, the company revealed the Vivo Nex price in India as well as its release date in the country.

Vivo Nex price in India, launch offers

The Vivo Nex price in India has been set at Rs. 44,990, and it will go on sale via Amazon India and the company site from July 21. Offline, it will also go on sale via select partner stores and Vivo Stores. Pre-orders will begin today on Amazon India. Only a single variant – 8GB RAM/ 128GB storage – has been launched in India. Launch offers include Rs. 5,000 extra discount on exchange of an older smartphone, no-cost EMIs up to 12 months, one-time free screen replacement, cashback on HDFC credit and debit card purchases, and an assured buyback offer.

 

Vivo Nex specifications

The dual-SIM (Nano) Vivo Nex runs Funtouch OS 4.0, based on Android 8.1 Oreo. Sporting a 6.59-inch full-HD+ (1080×2316) Super AMOLED ‘Ultra FullView’ display with a 19.3:9 aspect ratio, the smartphone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC clocked up to 2.8GHz, coupled with 8GB of RAM. As we mentioned, the company has used a pop-up selfie camera on the Vivo Nex, and its motivation for the design decision was to maximise the bezel-less nature of the smartphone’s display. It bears an 8-megapixel front camera with an f/2.0 aperture, and Vivo is touting features like Portrait Bokeh, AR Stickers, and Face Beauty.

On the rear, the Vivo Nex comes with a dual camera setup featuring a 12-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.8 aperture, 4-axis OIS, and dual-core tech for 24 million picture elements. The secondary camera features a 5-megapixel sensor with an f/2.4 aperture. The rear camera setup is accompanied by an LED fill light with dual colour temperature. Vivo is touting features like Portrait Bokeh, AR Stickers, Slow Motion, and Backlight HDR for the rear camera.

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Vivo Nex’s dual rear camera setup seen from behind

As we mentioned, Vivo has launched a single variant of the Nex smartphone in India that sports 128GB of inbuilt storage. Notably, storage is not expandable via microSD card. Connectivity options on board the smartphone include Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C (with OTG capabilities), and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The smartphone features an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, proximity sensor, and a virtual gyroscope. It has dimensions of 162x77x7.98mm, and weighs 199 grams. It bears an in-display fingerprint sensor.


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